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Officer William E. Yetton | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

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William E. Yetton

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Monday, November 9, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Animal related

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Officer William Yetton was killed when his horse was spooked by a passing wagon at 15th Street and Florida Avenue.

He fell off his horse and struck his head on the curb. He was taken to Casualty Hospital where he died.

Officer Yetton, a native of England, was a veteran of the British Army and had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 16 years. He was survived by his wife and three children. He was buried in Glenwood Cemetery.

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